12 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

12 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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12 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

Helsinki
Fly + bus + subway:  18​h
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
Helsinki

4
days
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and ponder the world of politics at The White House.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC itinerary planner.

Helsinki, Finland to Washington DC is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Helsinki in July, with highs in Washington DC at 38°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
The White House ©
The White House

6
days
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, nightlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand central terminal, browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New York City holiday planner.

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in New York City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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